108. Now I would like you to read this sentence to me.
SHOW CARD TO RESPONDENT
IF RESPONDENT CANNOT READ WHOLE SENTENCE, PROBE: Can you read any part of the sentence to me?
CANNOT READ AT ALL 1
ABLE TO READ ONLY PART OF SENTENCE 2
ABLE TO READ WHOLE SENTENCE 3
NO CARD WITH REQUIRED LANGUAGE (SPECIFY LANGUAGE) _____ 4
BLIND/VISUALLY IMPAIRED 5
Cannot read at all
Able to read only parts of sentence
Able to read whole sentence
Not ascertained (blind, different language)
No card with required language
Blind or visually impaired
NIU (not in universe)
Warning: these figures indicate the number of cases found in the data file. They cannot be interpreted as summary statistics of the population of interest.
LIT2MN (MV155) indicates whether the man could read.
Persons with less than secondary school education were asked to demonstrate their literacy level by reading aloud a sentence on a card and were classified as "cannot read at all," "able to read only parts of sentence," and "able to read whole sentence." Those with secondary or higher schooling were presumed to have attained the highest literacy level.